The last thing you want is for your wedding to look like it’s been put together with cheap wedding decorations, but there’s nothing wrong with it actually being inexpensive and looking amazing. Weddings come with a high price tag, but there are ways to cut corners and still have your celebration feel special for you and your guests. Cheap wedding centerpieces and cheap wedding reception decorations that don’t break your budget but do make your reception look like a million bucks are out there, you just have to know where to look. Luckily, we’re experts at that, and we’ve rounded up the best possible affordable wedding decorations for any budget. Check them out.
Photo Booth Prop Set
Up your guests’ Instagram game with this set of gold detailed photo props.
KIKKI.K wedding booth photo prop set, $20, Nordstrom.com
Blackboard Vintage Frame
Add some vintage decadence to your wedding with this blackboard in a white vintage frame. Use it for any message you wish to display for your guests.
The Knot Shop blackboard vintage frame, $40, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Decorative Candle Lantern
Gold metal and clear glass only look expensive with this lantern, which can be used to light up a space or as a gift card holder.
The Knot Shop decorative candle lantern, $16, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Gorgeous birch tree branches can be wrapped up as bouquets or displayed around the ceremony or reception.
Tin Roof Treasure tree branches, $20 for 30, Amazon.com
Glass Bottle Set
Clear bottles that can be displayed on their own or with your choice of flowers or branches add elegance to any table.
The Knot Shop decorating glass bottle set, $30, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Small Craft Hearts
These tiny, wooden hearts are perfect décor pieces that double as a way for guests to leave behind a loving message.
The Knot Shop small wooden craft hearts, $8, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Tropical Place Mats
Brighten your table settings with these gorgeously green place mat sheets, which will add a vibrant flair to a tropical- or garden-themed reception.
The Knot Shop tropical monstera leaf die-cut paper place mat sheets, $27 for 12, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Custom Gallow Growler
Personalize this gallon growler with your initials and have guests fill it with warm wishes.
Cathy’s Concepts growler guest nook, $35, Nordstrom.com
Monogram Ring Bearer Pillow
Keep your rings stylish and secure on the day of with this customizable monogrammed pillow.
Cathy’s Concepts monogram ring bearer pillow, $26, Nordstrom.com
Curtain String Lights
Drape your wedding in LED strands that will light up the night. The lights come in different settings to add a twinkle to any event.
Lighting EVER curtain string lights, $18, Amazon.com
These table confetti pearls will add classy charm to any setting or buffet.
The Knot Shop celebration table pearls, $6 for 150, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Rose Gold String Lights
Light up your event with these rose gold, battery-operated table LED lights that don’t need to be near an outlet to add some shine to your event.
The Knot Shop rose gold string table lights, $9, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Silk Rose Petals
Sprinkle these around your event in your color of choice for next-level romance.
David’s Bridal silk rose petals, $8, DavidsBridal.com
Set the scene for love with these simple and classy black-and-white balloons.
The Knot Shop love balloons, $2, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
These gorgeous, floral plates make an Instagram-perfect place setting. The neon colors and foil details are only accentuated by their hexagon shape.
The Knot Shop bright florals hexagon paper plates, $7 for 12, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Colorful Paper Lanterns
Choose your color and size of these lanterns that are perfect to hang from the ceiling.
David’s Bridal round paper lanterns, $3, DavidsBridal.com
Help your guests (and yourself) stay cool during the ceremony or reception with these trendy fans.
David’s Bridal sandalwood fan, $2, DavidsBridal.com
Point your guests in the right direction while adding depth and dimension to the room with this sign that comes in black or gold.
The Knot Shop cocktails acrylic sign, $20, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Stylish napkins are sure to complement any style or theme during cocktail hour, and the gold flakes on these add just enough flair.
The Knot Shop gold splash cocktail napkins, $8 for 20, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
These gold-speckled votive candleholders will hold your flames safely and with style.
Just Artifacts votive candle holders, $29 for 12, Amazon.com
Table Number Cards
These modern table number cards come in five different shades of ombré that will add a colorful element to your entire reception room.
The Knot Shop table number cards, $14 for 12, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Flower Market Bucket
This large, vintage-looking bucket will make any bouquet look like it’s fresh from the farmers market. Use it to line the aisles during the ceremony or even on tables during the reception.
The Knot Shop flower market bucket, $7, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Turn your party into a terrarium with fake succulent-like air plants that are low maintenance and reusable.
Plants for Pets air plants, $25 for 12, Amazon.com
Faux Moss Planter
Make your wedding look like a garden party with these lined faux moss planters that can be filled with flowers or any décor of your choice.
The Knot Shop faux moss planter, $8 for 4, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Direct your guests to their tables or elsewhere throughout the evening with these cute chalkboards.
Supoice mini chalkboards, $9 for 14, Amazon.com
Attach these lace fabric flowers to chairs or line the aisle with them for an alternative to real flowers with the same elegant look.
The Knot Shop rolled lace fabric flowers, $12 for 6, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
This burlap sign adds a little rustic edge to the ceremony, announcing your entrance and celebrating the special occasion.
The Knot Shop here comes the bride burlap sign, $13, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Make your reception look bigger than it is with these circular, mirrored centerpieces, perfect for placing under floral arrangements or candles.
Super Z Outlet mirrored centerpieces, $34 for 10, Amazon.com
Skip the fire but keep the flame with these battery-operated tealights that will go great on any table for a romantic setting.
The Knot Shop flameless tea lights, $8 for 6, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Feather Cake Topper
Opt for something different atop your cake with this chic topper made of porcelain feathers.
The Knot Shop white feather porcelain cake topper, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Gold Hearts Drinking Straws
These decorative straws add a romantic touch to every cocktail.
The Knot Shop gold foil hearts drinking straws, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Victorian Scroll Aisle Runner
Prep your ceremony for your grand entrance (and exit) with this patterned scroll.
David’s Bridal victorian scroll aisle runner, $25, DavidsBridal.com
Pearl and Gold Garland
Hang these gorgeous strands of pearls and gold across tables, along the aisle or from the ceiling for a luxurious addition to your décor.
The Knot Shop pearl and gold garland, $16, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Add your hashtag to this personalized sign to remind your guests what to use when posting on social media.
David’s Bridal personalized share the love sign, $25, DavidsBridal.com
Steer clear of bulky, expensive glasses with these fashion-forward color-blocked cups.
The Knot Shop black and gold party cups, $6 for 8, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
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